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with this fox news alert with kathleen sebelius who has returned to capitol hill for round two on the botched obamacare rollout. good morning, i am jon scott. >> and i am harris faulkner and for generally. last night was the house and today the senate finance committee. we have been following this on the fox news channel and the health and human services secretary is fielding tough questions from both sides of the political aisle. there is a mad -- to fix it. peter ducey begins our live coverage. reporter: that is right, secretary kathleen sebelius says that hhs is on a aggressive schedule. basically a bunch of problems listed in order of importance. experts have assured the administration and health care.gov is not fatally flawed in that it does not need to go off-line to get fixed. >> given the fact that various fixes, particularly of functionality fixes have to be written in batches, it has been advised that you don't gain much from this taken the whole system down for a couple of weeks, it's better to do this on an ongoing basis. >> the ranking republican on the senate finance committee,
this to happen all along because he is on the record along with harry reid, kathleen sebelius, tom harkin saying obamacare is a way station on the way to single-payer. i don't have a thought the disaster would have been the way it did and probably happened so fast. if this president was really sincere, there is an immediate fix making its way through congress right now in a bipartisan way which is a bill that would restore the health plans allowing americans to keep the plans they like and they can afford. back in 2010 republicans put forward a bill to do exactly that, making sure guarantees were in place. they said absolutely not. they may change their tune now, but i'm not so sure they will move in that direction. gregg: you saw jay carney a moment ago, you almost feel sorry for him because he is trying to justify that which is arguably unjustifiable are. he minimizes it, it is just a small% of american people. that small comfort to the millions of folks losing their policies and paying something bigger. this is only going to get worse? >> it is. this just affects about 15 million people. 15 m
subpoenaed those documents from the health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. we look forward to checking back in with you. thanks for spending part of your day with us. >> thank you, jenna. jon: for more on the political fallout on all this, i'm joined by monica crowley a familiar face here and fox news contribute to, author of the what the bleep just happened. with us simon rosenberg, former clinton advisor and president and founder of ndn. simon, what about it? six people on the first day, at least according to those notes from the rollout in the war room there? is this, do you fear this is going to be damaging to either your president or your party? >> no because i think what will matter is where we are the at de again at the end of march, which are the two key periods for people signing up. i mean, look, if you look back at world series the red sox were losing after the third game 2-1. they came back to win. you can't take an early number like this and sort of extrapolate out. in fact the one example we do have as jenna said in massachusetts, very slow sign-ups in the fir
and nothing is being done to stop it. health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius confirming that to our next guest before the senate finance committee. >> isn't it true there is no federal requirement for navigators to undergo a criminal background check even though they will receive personal sensitive personal information from individuals they helped sign-up for the affordable care act? speaker that is true. states could add an additional background checks and other features, but it is not part of the federal requirement. >> a convicted felon could be a navigator and could acquire sensitive personal information from individual unbeknownst to them. >> that is possible. jon: meanwhile the "washington examiner" reports the lead contractor has hired many foreign nationals giving them easy access to millions of personal records of americans. joining us now is the senator you just heard in that exchange from yesterday, so the security concerns, policy cancellations, website troubles as you stand in the capital right now, what concern to most of the implantation of obamacare? >> j
secure. they call into question testimony that health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius gave back in april. >> back on april 18th, secretary sebelius testified in this room we have the federal hub on track and on time. i can tell you we are on track. those are her words. we now know that the secretary's testimony did not match what was happening behind the scenes. >> reporter: some democrats have complained all the emphasis on security may scare americans away from signing up for health care, jenna. jenna: mike, what more have we learned about what was known about the website issues? >> reporter: we know that an outside consulting firm was brought in the spring to look at development of the website. raised red flags about the lack of there being central authority figure that has the power to say yes and no to key components and developments. there is no clear vision in terms of the development of the website. we've also learned that sebelius, medicare official marilyn tavenner and white house chief technology officer todd park were briefed on the report early april and two we
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